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Peter Grima

Irrevocable power of attorney as additional security

Shipping & Transport - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

If an event of default occurs, a power of attorney executed by the mortgagor will allow the mortgagee to apply for the immediate closure of the vessel's Maltese register on the mortgagor's behalf and to pay all fees, make all declarations and receive all certificates, including the deletion certificate.

Pranay Bhatia

Mumbai Tax Tribunal rules on service permanent establishment threshold: leave periods and multiple counting

Corporate Tax - India
BDO LLP

The Mumbai Tax Tribunal recently ruled in a case concerning the threshold for determining whether a taxpayer has a service permanent establishment in India, finding that the multiple counting of employees on a particular day is prohibited under the India-UK tax treaty.

Brenda A Rogel Salgado

ASEA introduces provisions to regulate waste management in hydrocarbons sector

Environment & Climate Change - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

The National Agency for Industrial Safety and the Protection of the Environment in the Hydrocarbons Sector recently published NOM-001-ASEA-2019 (NOM-001) in the Federal Official Gazette.

Charlotte Morgan

Good Work Plan – first steps down the path

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

In December 2018, following Matthew Taylor's extensive review of modern employment practices, the government unveiled its Good Work Plan, which set out a long list of proposals.

José Inácio Ferraz De Alemeida Prado Filho

Importance of contractual control in merger review

Competition & Antitrust - Brazil
BMA Barbosa Mussnich Aragao

The Administrative Council for Economic Defence recently issued a decision on the definition of 'de facto control' under Brazilian competition law.

Mathoto Masetla-Mafa

Who can apply for a patent? Applicant versus inventor

Intellectual Property - South Africa
KISCH IP

A granted patent is a highly lucrative commercial tool in the hands of the patent applicant.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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